Bumming Around Big Sur

Bumming Around Big Sur

We are back out on the Pacific Coast Highway after spending all of last summer in Europe, and we sure are glad to be back. This is our old familiar summer routine we have done for several of our years on the road, and it never gets tedious. The Pacific is the mother...
Replacing the Green Hose on a Sprinter

Replacing the Green Hose on a Sprinter

Well, I put it off as long as I could, but I need to hit the road for the season soon and I needed to replace my green wastewater hose. What I have found is that this is a fairly rugged hose, as long as you don’t pull on it too hard. It has a spiral wire...
Sprinter Starter Repair

Sprinter Starter Repair

My Roadtrek CS Adventurous is over three years old, and I’m starting to get a few things that let be know it’s not showroom new anymore. A couple of weeks ago I had a slow crank (motor turns over slowly, but eventually starts) on the way to Gamble Rogers...
Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

Roadtrek Sprinter Electric Step Repair

  One annoying thing that happened while I was in Europe was that my electric step quit working. A quick peek underneath revealed that the actuator, the shock absorber shaped electrically powered thing that extends and retracts to move the step, had come loose at...
Taking a Break at Gamble Rogers

Taking a Break at Gamble Rogers

Sharon, Fiona and I have been back from Europe since mid-October, and have been reunited with our Roadtrek since mid-November, but driveway camping gets old in a hurry for us. The satisfaction of being back in our Roadtrek wore off, and it began to feel like a grind....